“This is a position with great potential for the right candidate!”
SagaCity Media is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Advertising Sales Executive for our growing custom division in our Portland office. This position demands an experienced and confident professional who can manage a book of established business while attracting and closing new advertisers. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and top producer with a proven track record in prospecting, client management, and the desire to win. This is a commission based opportunity with unlimited earning potential.
Key Account Executive Responsibilities
Generate new business opportunities through personal selling activities and targeted networking
Ability to be forward-thinking and strategic to cultivate long-term relationships and encourage repeat business
Effectively manage personal book of business
Develop integrated, multi-platform marketing / media campaigns
Manage relationships throughout the entire sales cycle, from initial contact to execution of the client campaign
Develop creative campaigns / proposals to help clients achieve their business & marketing goals
Schedule 3-5 in-person meetings on a weekly basis
Work to meet personal monthly and annual revenue goals
Follow-up and service existing clients with accurate notes, proposals, deadline reminders and assistance with advertising materials
Requirements, Experience, and Attributes of Ideal Candidates
2+ years sales experience in a media/magazine environment
Understands the power of prospecting and the importance of maintaining a hefty sales pipeline
Embraces cold calling and enjoys the hunt for new business
Strong communication skills – oral and written
Confidence speaking to high-level decision makers
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Feels comfortable entertaining clients in social setting
Excellent presentation skills, well-versed in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
Ability to sell multiple products and present big ideas
Organized, honest, high-energy, ambitious and displays a positive attitude
Compensation and Benefits
Competitive compensation plan with uncapped incentive program. Benefits include health insurances, retirement plan, paid holidays, volunteer PTO and a sabbatical program.
If you are the ideal candidate, submit your resume to: email@example.com
About SagaCity Media:
SagaCity Media is the parent company of the preeminent lifestyle media brands in Houston, Seattle, Portland, Sarasota, Aspen, Vail and Park City. Our in-house publications — Houstonia, Seattle Met, Portland Monthly, and Sarasota Magazine — produce the best-selling magazines, most-visited local lifestyle websites, and industry-dominating numbers of engaged social media followers in their respective markets. Our custom division creates award-winning print publications and web content for a variety of clients, such as conventions and visitors’ bureaus and other marketing organizations.
SagaCity Media, Inc. is an EEO employer. For more information about us, visit sagacitymedia.com.